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Resource Directory

Resource Directory

Resource Directory

Explore our growing database of resources for Massachusetts families caring for loved ones with autism. All resources have been found helpful by families we support. Inclusion does not constitute an endorsement by the Autism Alliance or Advocates. Use the filters below to narrow your search by region, resource type, or age served.

Resource Directory

Resource Type(s) 
Housing
Region 
Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
SMOC's five major areas of programming include: Behavioral Health Services; Economic Development, Education, Employment & Workforce Development Services; Energy & Financial Assistance Services; Family &
Resource Type(s) 
Pediatricians
Region 
Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Southborough Medical Group's Pediatric Office in Westborough is known to work well with children with autism and their families.
Resource Type(s) 
Pediatricians
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Southborough Medical Group's Pediatric Office in Southborough is known to work well with children with autism and their families.
Resource Type(s) 
Pediatricians
Region 
Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English / Portuguese / Spanish
Southborough Medical Group's Pediatric Office in Framingham is known to work well with children with autism and their families.
Resource Type(s) 
Education / Recreation
Southwick's Zoo is a 300-acre (120 ha), privately owned and operated, zoological park located in Mendon, Massachusetts , United States. It was opened in 1963,
Resource Type(s) 
Autism Welcoming Initiative
Region 
MetroWest
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Working in, with, and for MetroWest Boston & beyond FREE Programs & Online Guides Online programs/webinars with national experts Workshops & monthly parenting groups Facilitated
Resource Type(s) 
Assistive Technology / Nutritionist/Feeding Therapy / Occupational Therapist / Physical Therapist / Speech Language Pathologist
Region 
Greater Boston / MetroWest / Northeast
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
The interdisciplinary team members at Spaulding specialize in the pediatric rehabilitation of autism spectrum disorders, coordination disorders, developmental delays and disabilities, learning disabilities, neurologic rehabilitation,
Resource Type(s) 
Legal
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Tom Sannicandro has been practicing disability law for more than 20 years. He is the father of an adult son with Down syndrome, so he
Resource Type(s) 
Housing
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest / Northeast / Southeast
Age Range 
Adulthood (22+) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Specialized Housing helps families create independent living situations for adults with developmental disabilities, learning disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, and some physical disabilities. They were the
Resource Type(s) 
General Information/Helpful Websites / Recreation
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest / Northeast / Southeast
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Sped Child & Teen Massachusetts is THE place to view upcoming events and opportunities from many of the region’s organizations. The website offers information regarding
Resource Type(s) 
Advocacy
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest / Northeast / Southeast
What We Do SPEDWatch identifies, confronts, and publicizes noncompliance with special education laws in Massachusetts public schools. We expose the failure of Massachusetts governmental agencies
Resource Type(s) 
Applied Behavioral Analysis Provider / Occupational Therapist / Social Skills and Activities Group / Speech Language Pathologist
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Springtide Child Development currently offers ABA, Speech, and Occupational therapies for children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder as well as social skills groups. Their mission
Resource Type(s) 
Pediatricians
Region 
Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English / Spanish
Dr. Stacey Maslow is a pediatrician in Framingham known to work well with children with autism.
Resource Type(s) 
Pediatricians
Region 
Central-West / Greater Boston / MetroWest
Age Range 
Infants and Toddlers (0-4) / School-Age (5-13) / Transition-Age (14-21)
Language(s) Spoken 
English
Start Line Pediatrics is a modern office, delivering up-to-date care with an old-fashioned approach. We are dedicated to the care of all children, birth to